Waco: Shelter extends check-in hours as temperature falls

Courtesy: MGN Online

WACO, Texas (KWTX & Mission Waco) - Mission Waco is adjusting its check-in hours at the Mary Avenue homeless shelter in anticipation of the chilly days ahead. Guests will be able to check-in until 10:00 p.m. at the shelter location.

The 56-bed shelter, called My Brother’s Keeper, is located at 1217 Mary Avenue. The shelter is open for adult males and females without cost during the approaching extremely cold weather.

Guests are requested to register at the Meyer Center, 1226 Washington Avenue, during the day, and check in by 6:30 p.m.

In a release to the media, shelter officials note, due to the extreme cold, check-in is extended at the the shelter itself until 10:00 p.m. nightly to be sure everyone has a safe place.

In case of filled bed-capacity, the release notes, additional mattresses will be secured.